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Details & Cataloguing

Breguet
A FINE PINK GOLD OPEN-FACED QUARTER REPEATING WATCH NO 1898 SOLD IN 1806 TO THE DUKE OF NEWCASTLE FOR 1440 FRANCS
• gilt movement, cylinder escapement, plain three-arm balance, parachute suspension • signed and numbered gilt cuvette • white enamel dial, gold Breguet numerals, outer minute track, gold moon hands, secret signature and numbered below 12 • polished case • case, dial and movement signed • with double link gold chain and ratchet key
diameter 48 mm
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Catalogue Note

Henry Pelham Fiennes Pelham-Clinton, 4th Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne KG (31 January 1785 – 12 January 1851), was a British nobleman and politician who played a leading part in British politics during the XIX century.
He served as
Lord Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire from 1809 to 1839 and was also Steward of Sherwood Forest and of Folewood Park. In 1812 he was made a Knight of the Garter.

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